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[Europe, Switzerland] OncoBlog: On a Smoke Break With Lung Cancer Docs

The last time I attended the European Lung Cancer Congress, I witnessed what I considered an odd ritual. ... People who routinely witness the biological, clinical, and pathological ravages of smoking … ventured out into weather ... to take a smoke break.
MedPage Today
added Jan 7, 2014 21:48

Getting 'unhooked': Smoking rates drop dramatically among registered nurses - World News Report

UCLA study tracking changes in smoking prevalence among nurses and other health care professionals between 2003 and 2011 found that the proportion of registered nurses who smoke dropped by more than a third during that period.
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Jan 7, 2014 21:17

Changes in Smoking Prevalences Among Health Care Professionals From 2003 to 2010-2011 ($$)

Smoking by health care professionals is a barrier to tobacco interventions with patients.1 From 2003 to 2006-2007,2 smoking prevalences among health care professionals demonstrated no significant declines, with the highest prevalence among licensed practi
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 7, 2014 20:25

[UK] Nurses cannot be expected to 'police' NHS smoking bans

Unions agreed nurses had a key role in offering advice and support patients, but said they should not be expected to enforce no-smoking policies or be blamed if patients did not give up.
Nursing Times
added Nov 30, 2013 12:27

[UK] WOODS: “Protect children from second-hand smoke in cars”

Health professionals are a key voice in government decision making, as they witness first-hand the effects health policies have on the population. Please watch the videos at and and let your MP know if you suppor
Nursing Times
added Nov 1, 2013 13:29

[Australia] Nurses fear smoking bans

Springborg is considering placing a blanket ban on smoking in Queensland Health facilities due to a growing number of hospital patients smoking around their buildings. Queensland Nurses Union State Secretary Beth Mohle tells Chris Adams while she support
4BC Radio 1116 (au)
added Oct 25, 2013 01:49

[New York] Smoking banned for Nursing Home staff

Franklin County Nursing Home employees will not be allowed to smoke on facility grounds after Oct. 29 unless state health officials say otherwise. A new state law that takes effect in less than two weeks bans smoking on the grounds of general hospitals a
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Oct 20, 2013 20:00

[New Zealand] Senior doctors endorse nurses concerns over secret Trans Pacific Partnership agreement negotiations

Senior doctors endorse the concerns raised by nurses about the secret negotiations over the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement," said Mr Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, today. Mr Powell was commenting
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Oct 15, 2013 02:05

[New Zealand] TTPA not democratic and not right, nurses say

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is joining thousands of other organisations and individuals in calling for the text of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), currently being negotiated in secret, to be made public.
Voxy (nz)
added Oct 11, 2013 11:34

[UK] 1.6 million a year admitted for smoking-related diseases

Data from the Health and Social Care Information Centre for England shows a rise in hospital admissions to about 1.6 million in 2011/12, up on the 1.53 million the previous year. The figures, relating to over-35s, suggest 4,300 people per day are admitt
Nursing Times
added Aug 17, 2013 13:36
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